Bottlegourd Halwa (Gardudde Halvo)
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Serves: 4-5
Very aromatic bottlegourd halwa prepared by cooking bottlegourd in milk and sugar.
  • 2 cups grated bottle gourd
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 and ½ cup jaggery
  • 1 tbl spn cashews(optional)
  • ½ tea spn cardamom powder
  1. Peel, remove seeds and grate bottle gourd.
  2. Cook cashews and grated bottle gourd with milk. (It looks like the milk curdled but that is the expected result.)
  3. When all the milk is absorbed, add jaggery.
  4. Cook till jaggery is all melted. Mix it well.
  5. Take off heat, add cardamom powder , mix well.
  6. Serve warm or chilled.
Recipe by Aayis Recipes at